News Categories: Precinct 4 Update

Tell Me About the Good Ole Days

By Kaci Woodrome The “good ole days” – times when things were done differently and usually remembered as better than the present. Of course, the good ole days look a little different for everyone. But there are a few favorite hobbies and activities that are timeless, spanning generations despite the ebb and flow of societal […]

Staying Connected to the Community

By Crystal Simmons If 2020 was the year of waiting, then 2021 might be the year of making up for lost time. Many people traded in friends, family, and vibrant social lives last year for a harsh new pandemic-imposed reality at home. But as the year progressed, many began searching for new ways to get […]

Precinct 4’s Top Historical Markers

Bayou Bend Location: 6003 Memorial Dr., Houston 77007. GPS: Latitude: 29° 45.540’. Longitude: 95° 25.307’. Bayou Bend consists of an American heritage collection displayed in a mansion built in 1927 by  William Hogg (1875-1930), Ima Hogg (1882-1975), Michael Hogg (1885-1941), and Thomas Hogg (1887-1949), the four children of the first native Texas governor, James Stephen […]

Coming Soon to a Park Near You

By Taelor Smith With nearly 50 parks and enough green space to cover more than a quarter of Manhattan island, Harris County Precinct 4 has no shortage of opportunities to learn, explore, and build memories. Since opening its first park, Precinct 4 has become known for creating unique recreational spaces along Spring and Cypress creeks. […]

Online Communities Head Offline and Into Nature

By Crystal Simmons   When Sloane “Texas” Wadsworth found herself without friends or extended family in a new city last August, she did what many modern adults do: she consulted the internet.  What she found was a growing group of female hikers eager to show off their city. Members of the Houston Women’s Hiking Group […]